The Airdrie Team
Everyone in our practice, from our front office team to our hygienists and dental assistants want to give you the highest level of quality dental care. We are all passionate about helping our patients maintain a healthy smile for life. You will feel this the moment you step into our office all the way until your scheduled appointment is over. Please feel free to stop in and meet us at anytime!
Dr. Zimrisa Loga
Dr. Zimrisa Loga received her Bachelor of Science degree from Mount Royal University in Calgary. Shortly after, she moved to Edmonton to pursue dentistry and obtained her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Alberta. She is very excited to be back in Calgary and closer to the mountains!
Dr. Loga enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and welcomes patients of all ages. She believes that patient education is crucial when it comes to dental visits. Her goal is to maintain a transparent relationship with all of her patients and to make every experience comfortable and enjoyable. Dr. Loga enjoys getting to know all of her patients and will take the time to answer any questions you may have.
Dr. Loga is very passionate about giving back to her community through volunteer work. She has provided free dental care to locals in remote villages in Peru through a dental mission trip. She found this to be a truly humbling experience and would love to have the opportunity to help out again in the future. While in school, she was an avid volunteer with the SHINE dental clinic that focused on providing free emergency dental care to Edmonton’s underserved population. In her spare time, Dr. Loga enjoys being in the outdoors, hiking, travelling and spending time with her husband and family.
Dr. Wes Prepchuk
Dr. Wes Prepchuk was born in Edmonton but grew up mostly in the Calgary area. He made the trek over to Sydney, Australia in 2005, accompanied by his wife and two little boys. Since then, they’ve added two more children to their family, including one very spoilt little girl.
Dr. Prepchuk holds bachelor degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Lethbridge, Canada and in Dentistry from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Dr. Prepchuk believes in the importance of offering a complete range of services to his patients. Dr. Prepchuk has yet to discover an aspect of dentistry that he doesn’t enjoy. He loves the interaction with people, the intricately detailed work, and the active learning environment that dentistry provides.
After 14 years of practicing dentistry in Australia, Dr. Prepchuk and his now-grown family have moved back home to Calgary to settle, trading the sunny beaches and kangaroos of Australia for the snowy mountains and grizzly bears of Canada.
Dr. Vinay Sohal
Dr. Vinay Sohal was born and raised in Calgary and completed his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Calgary. He completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in New York from NYU College of Dentistry.
Dr. Sohal practices all aspects of general dentistry with a belief in developing long-lasting relationships with his patients. Keen on educating his patients on dental care, Dr. Sohal relays information regarding the topic in an easily understandable manner. As a result, not only does he strive to make an educational experience for his patients, but he also sets up a framework to prevent such problems from occurring in the future.
Dr. Sohal is also fluent in English, Hindi, and Punjabi—so bring all of your movie recommendations to appointments!
Attempting to be an outdoorsman, Dr. Sohal continues his quest to one day catch a fish. In his spare time, he enjoys playing a host of video games, kayaking, and flying to Vancouver to visit his fiancée.
Dr. Javier Cabrales
Dr. Javier Cabrales completed the Graduate Periodontics program at the University of Manitoba in June 2020. Prior to his periodontal training, he received his DMD from the University of Saskatchewan in 2014 and thereafter worked as a general dentist for 3 years prior to entering postgraduate studies.
As a trained periodontist, he specializes in the placement of dental implants and the management of periodontal disease. This includes the following:
- Complete or limited periodontal evaluations
- Surgical and non-surgical periodontal therapy
- Periodontal regeneration
- Soft tissue augmentation
- Functional & esthetic crown lengthening
- Oral pathology & biopsies
- Canine exposures
- Guided surgical implant placement with a digital workflow
- Sinus and ridge augmentation
- Atraumatic extraction and ridge preservation
Dr. Cabrales is fluent in both English and Spanish, and was drawn to Calgary for its mountains. When not at work, he enjoys going for long walks with his dog, snowboarding, cycling, and playings sports such as soccer and squash.
Dr. Long Tieu
Dr. Tieu has spent a good portion of his life in school. Four years was spent getting his B.SC in his hometwon of Hamilton at McMaster University and another two years conducting research for his M.Sc.. He decided to pursue dentistry and received his DDS from Western University in London, ON.
After a one year general practice residency at the University of Alberta, he finally decided to take a break from studies to try private practice. That inspired him to apply for the orthodontic specialty which brought him back to Alberta for three more years. After 14 years post secondary education, Long is enjoying life with no exams and late night studying!
Outside of work and school, Long is always busy with his wife and four kids. They Enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, skiing, hockey an d travel. Viode games and watching sports and movies are always pastimes to relax in the evning.
Manjot graduated from the University of Alberta dental hygiene program in 2016 with honours. She later returned to the University of Alberta to complete her baccalaureate degree specializing in dental hygiene. Upon completion of her degree, she was awarded the College of Registered Dental Hygienists of Alberta Gold Medal due to outstanding academic achievement.
Manjot enjoys creating meaningful relationships with her patients and making positive differences in their oral health. She strives to provide each client with a unique and tailored experience by listening and adapting to each patient’s needs and concerns.
In her spare time, Manjot enjoys the outdoors and staying active. She feels grateful to live close to the Rockies and frequently visits the mountains to hike and enjoy the scenery. She also enjoys playing various sports some of which include soccer, basketball, badminton and volleyball. Manjot is very thankful for her large East Indian family and spends any remaining time with them.
Sharly grew up in Winnipeg and graduated from University of Manitoba in 2018. She moved to Calgary soon after to begin her career in dental hygiene. Sharly is passionate about building relationships with patients and prides herself on creating positive dental experiences for even the most nervous individuals. She enjoys working with both children and adults alike to provide gentle yet thorough dental hygiene treatment to achieve optimal oral health.
When not in the dental office Sharly enjoys spending time canoeing, hiking and camping in the mountains with her family and dog Arrow!
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